Otro elenco de novelas que vale la pena leer. Algunas son de difícil clasificación… (Vía Mercatornet)
Questioning the system
Darkness at Noon, by Arthur Koestler (1940)
Rubashov, an Old Bolshevik, is tried for treason against the government whose rise he once helped to create. A searing critique of Communism.
The Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger (1951)
The baby-boomers’ signature novel about phoniness, alienation and teenage angst.
Things Fall Apart, by Chinua Achebe (1958)
A sombre tale of a man in a Nigerian village whose character disintegrates as his culture clashes with the encroaching English colonial government
The Leopard, by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa (1958)
This top-selling novel in Italian history deals with the decline of the Sicilian nobility.
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, by Aleksandr Solzhenitysn (1962)
An extraordinarily moving account of a single day in a Siberian work camp for political prisoners under Stalin.